The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 193 209 201
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 58 56 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.74% 0.60% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.18% 1.73% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 32
Median daily rate £358 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £450 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 10
Median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +92.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £35.25 £24.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £48.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +87.50%
VB.NET
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2659 3231 3200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.79% 34.36% 32.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1568 1976 1880
Median daily rate £400 £380 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 147 105
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £17.35 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing VB.NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +31 26 £375 +25.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +18 7 £363 +25.00% 12
Surrey +8 7 £358 -10.62% 10
East Sussex +7 7 £300 -35.82% 4
Kent +6 4 £355 +31.48% 1
Berkshire +1 3 - - 4
Oxfordshire -1 2 £500 +108.33% 5
West Sussex +9 1 £325 - 3
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 119 (100.00%) .NET
2 103 (86.55%) C#
3 84 (70.59%) SQL Server
4 74 (62.18%) SQL
5 72 (60.50%) ASP.NET
6 69 (57.98%) CSS
6 69 (57.98%) HTML
7 60 (50.42%) XML
8 49 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
9 47 (39.50%) JavaScript
10 46 (38.66%) Team Foundation Server
11 42 (35.29%) Windows
12 40 (33.61%) IIS
13 36 (30.25%) MVC
14 35 (29.41%) WCF
14 35 (29.41%) LINQ
15 34 (28.57%) HTML5
15 34 (28.57%) OOP
16 33 (27.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 32 (26.89%) LINQ to SQL
17 32 (26.89%) N-Tier
18 31 (26.05%) Web Services
19 30 (25.21%) Microsoft
20 28 (23.53%) Visual Studio
20 28 (23.53%) Scrum
21 27 (22.69%) OWASP
21 27 (22.69%) SQL Server 2008
21 27 (22.69%) Secure Coding
22 25 (21.01%) Sitecore
23 24 (20.17%) Sitecore CMS

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 40 (33.61%) IIS
2 24 (20.17%) CMS
2 24 (20.17%) Sitecore CMS
3 12 (10.08%) SharePoint
4 10 (8.40%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (5.88%) MS Exchange
6 6 (5.04%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (5.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.84%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.88%) Office 365
2 6 (5.04%) Boomi
3 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.84%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.04%) Internet
2 3 (2.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 27 (22.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (18.49%) MongoDB
3 22 (18.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (12.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (9.24%) MS Access
6 8 (6.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (5.04%) Hadoop
8 5 (4.20%) Big Data
8 5 (4.20%) NoSQL
8 5 (4.20%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (3.36%) DB2
10 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.84%) BusinessObjects XI
12 1 (0.84%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 46 (38.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (23.53%) Visual Studio
3 9 (7.56%) MSBuild
4 5 (4.20%) Ant
4 5 (4.20%) Eclipse
4 5 (4.20%) Gradle
5 4 (3.36%) Hudson
5 4 (3.36%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.84%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.84%) Selenium
7 1 (0.84%) SilkTest
7 1 (0.84%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.84%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (10.08%) Advertising
2 11 (9.24%) Finance
3 5 (4.20%) French Language
3 5 (4.20%) German Language
3 5 (4.20%) Italian Language
3 5 (4.20%) Spanish Language
4 3 (2.52%) Games
5 2 (1.68%) Banking
5 2 (1.68%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.84%) Automotive
6 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 93 (78.15%) Developer
2 51 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 23 (19.33%) Sitecore Developer
4 16 (13.45%) CMS Developer
5 9 (7.56%) C# Developer
6 8 (6.72%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (6.72%) VB.NET Developer
7 7 (5.88%) Access Developer
7 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
8 6 (5.04%) SharePoint Developer
8 6 (5.04%) Software Developer
8 6 (5.04%) SQL Developer
8 6 (5.04%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.36%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (3.36%) DBA
9 4 (3.36%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.36%) Messaging Support
9 4 (3.36%) SQL DBA
9 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Developer
10 3 (2.52%) C# VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (100.00%) .NET
2 72 (60.50%) ASP.NET
3 69 (57.98%) CSS
3 69 (57.98%) HTML
4 60 (50.42%) XML
5 35 (29.41%) LINQ
5 35 (29.41%) WCF
6 34 (28.57%) HTML5
7 33 (27.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 32 (26.89%) LINQ to SQL
9 31 (26.05%) Web Services
10 24 (20.17%) jQuery
11 21 (17.65%) Ajax
12 13 (10.92%) .NET Framework
13 7 (5.88%) WPF
14 6 (5.04%) MAPI
14 6 (5.04%) Node.js
14 6 (5.04%) XSLT
15 5 (4.20%) EJB
15 5 (4.20%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (26.89%) N-Tier
2 7 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.20%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.52%) Clustering
4 3 (2.52%) Replication
5 2 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.68%) AS400
5 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.68%) User Experience
6 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 42 (35.29%) Windows
2 12 (10.08%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.20%) Linux
3 5 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.68%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.84%) Android
6 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.84%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (30.25%) MVC
3 34 (28.57%) OOP
4 28 (23.53%) Scrum
5 27 (22.69%) OWASP
5 27 (22.69%) Secure Coding
6 13 (10.92%) SDLC
7 11 (9.24%) Content Management
7 11 (9.24%) Kanban
8 10 (8.40%) Web Development
9 8 (6.72%) E-Commerce
9 8 (6.72%) Service Management
10 7 (5.88%) Analytics
10 7 (5.88%) Memory Management
11 6 (5.04%) Migration
11 6 (5.04%) TDD
11 6 (5.04%) UML
12 5 (4.20%) High Availability
12 5 (4.20%) MapReduce
12 5 (4.20%) OO
Programming Languages
1 103 (86.55%) C#
2 74 (62.18%) SQL
3 47 (39.50%) JavaScript
4 23 (19.33%) T-SQL
5 17 (14.29%) C++
5 17 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 13 (10.92%) VB
7 11 (9.24%) VBA
8 10 (8.40%) Java
9 8 (6.72%) C
9 8 (6.72%) VB6
10 7 (5.88%) VBScript
11 5 (4.20%) Python
11 5 (4.20%) VC++
12 4 (3.36%) Perl
13 1 (0.84%) Haskell
13 1 (0.84%) PHP
13 1 (0.84%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (18.49%) Degree
2 11 (9.24%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.36%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.68%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.84%) ISEB
6 1 (0.84%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.04%) SLA
2 1 (0.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (7.56%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (7.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (25.21%) Microsoft
2 25 (21.01%) Sitecore
3 15 (12.61%) Oracle
4 9 (7.56%) AppDynamics
5 8 (6.72%) ServiceNow
6 6 (5.04%) Dell
7 5 (4.20%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.52%) Sun
9 2 (1.68%) Sybase
10 1 (0.84%) CODA
10 1 (0.84%) ILOG
10 1 (0.84%) Xamarin
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago